April 23, 2014 10:44
Port Arthur, Texas rap legend Bun B didn’t spend any of the first two decades with Underground Kingz cohort Pimp C looking to compromise the duo’s fierce autonomy, even in the face of opportunities to stick in mainstream hip-hop, but he has spent......
April 2, 2014 10:31
The folk-y, low-key tone on of Montreal’s last album Lousy with Sylvianbriar has had a profound effect on their typically ballsto-the-wall live performances....
March 12, 2014 11:10
Their stop at the Cat’s Cradle with New Orleans indie-folk outfit Hurray for the Riff Raff last Wednesday sold out nearly a week in advance, a development that Hearst remarked upon with uncontained delight. It was not entirely unexpected though, especially after they outshined tour mates and then-headliner Dawes almost one year ago on the same stage....
Feb. 5, 2014 09:52
“I don’t really have a lot to say, except I’m just happy to be here,” Josh Homme said to the sold-out Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 30 just a few songs into Queens of the Stone Age’s first touring date of 2014. “We came a looooong way to be here.”....
Jan. 8, 2014 10:15
the album ever dropped — was just one of a litany of high-profile miscalculations for the man atop the hip-hop pyramid. He caught some partisan heat over his trip with to Cuba with Beyonc, but was rightfully lambasted for his partnership with Barney’s, a retailer embroiled in a racial profiling scandal....
Dec. 24, 2013 01:42
in spiked leather body armor and the dreaded Devilock nailed into bisection, standing between a pile of skulls and a glowing altar to madness, wielding a bass that could rend a mountain, Jerry Only casts a most fearsome visage....
Dec. 18, 2013 10:07
Their credentials are as unassailable as they come, but the Wooten Brothers still collectively cite a pretty standard list of ’60s and ’70s funk, rock and jazz among their chief influences....
Dec. 4, 2013 10:16
Growing a festival from nothing independently is a risky proposition that requires patience and fortitude, and most of all the ability to take the occasional hit. Growing it around a holiday weekend probably exacerbates the risks exponentially....
Nov. 27, 2013 09:55
Respect for and deference to its musical traditions has always been among the most defining and sustaining traits of country music, which is why it seemed natural for the duo Florida Georgia Line, its latest and biggest sensation, to pepper their set with a choice array of covers....

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